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As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the global economy, it’s impacting each nation in a unique way. The major country-specific variables in this still unfolding drama include infection rates, government responses, and domestic & foreign economic vulnerabilities.

Join us to explore how Canada and the United Kingdom have grappled with the virus and what the implications for global businesses may be in the months and years ahead.

By attending this webcast, viewers will be able to answer these important questions:

  • What has COVID-19 looked like in Canada and the United Kingdom – and how has it impacted business operations in the region?
  • How have Canadian and British leaders responded to the pandemic?
  • How have the economies of these two countries been impacted and what kind of recovery is likely?
  • How do Canada and the UK fit into the global economy and what risks should business leaders prepare for resulting from these exposures?

Who Should Attend: Economists and anyone dealing with business strategy, including C-Suite executives

Speakers

Pedro Antunes

Pedro Antunes
Chief Economist
The Conference Board of Canada

Pedro Antunes is the Chief Economist and primary spokesperson at The Conference Board of Canada. He provides insights and general direction for the Board’s economic products, including reports and economic indicators that relate to Canada and its regions and sectors. Pedro provides media in...Full Bio

Barry Naisbitt

Barry Naisbitt
Associate Research Director for Global Macroeconomics
National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Barry's research interests are in applied macroeconomics and economic policy, with particular interests in issues concerned with financial and housing markets, employment and productivity in the UK and internationally

Prior to joining NIESR, Barry had worked in a number of roles in th...Full Bio

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD is the Director of Economic Research and Global Research Chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate economic activity worldwide. He also oversees The Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook a...Full Bio

Erik Lundh

Erik Lundh (Host)
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Erik Lundh is a senior economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research on geoeconomics, international trade, and global value chains. Lundh previously worked for Evercore I...Full Bio

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